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Source: Huffington Post
URL: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/trevor-neilson/abu-dhabi-misunderstood-b_b_2419872.html
Date: 08 January 2013

Many people's understanding of the Middle East is rooted in problems. For the casual observer, the problems in Iraq and the daily tragedy unfolding in Syria represent the trajectory of the entire region.
But on the contrary, despite the challenges of the region, something is quietly unfolding in Abu Dhabi that has the potential to fundamentally change the course of many of the world's biggest problems, and make a lasting impact in the world.

Led by the President and Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Abu Dhabi has become the philanthropic capital of the Middle East, and one of the most important philanthropic centers of the world. Despite all of this, Abu Dhabi and the UAE have recently undergone a wave of criticism about how they are handling a small group of dissidents intent on causing social unrest in one of the most ... Read more »
Views: 132 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.09.2013

Lenovo Rocks Mobile Computing Experience with Even More Convertible Devices

LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, January 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

2013 International CES

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo(HKSE:0992) (PINK SHEETS:LNVGY) today announced two new additions to its family of convertible laptop-tablet devices: the ThinkPad Helix, a premium convertible for business professionals featuring a "rip and flip” design - a blueprint for the next generation of laptop designs – and a more powerful and productive IdeaPad Yoga 11S, the first multimode mini Ultrabook™ equipped with powerful Intel processors and featuring Windows 8.

"Our unmatched family of convertibles gives consumers, students, business professionals, and everyone in between the opportunity to choose the convertible that’s right for them,” said Peter Hortensius, president, Product Group, and senior vice president, Lenovo. "The ThinkPad Helix gives business professionals two devices in one incredible form factor. It is ... Read more »
Views: 107 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.09.2013

ACEA Sets Aside East Coast Regatta to Focus on San Francisco

ME Newswire / Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO - Wednesday, January 9th 2013

In an effort to retain a sharp focus on the centerpiece of sailing’s most prestigious trophy, the America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA) will shift its attention from the America’s Cup World Series (ACWS) events contemplated for later in the spring. Instead, the ACEA will turn its full focus to San Francisco’s "Summer of Sailing,” starting with the Louis Vuitton Cup beginning July 4th and culminating with the America’s Cup finals that start September 7th.

"The America’s Cup regattas on the San Francisco Bay this summer will be spectacular,” said ACEA chief executive officer, Stephen Barclay. "The Louis Vuitton Cup, the America’s Cup Challenger Series, will feature three very competitive challengers. They will compete to become the ultimate challenger to take on the current America’s Cup champions, ORACLE TEAM USA.”

The AC ... Read more »
Views: 101 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.09.2013

Lenovo révolutionne l'expérience d'informatique mobile avec encore plus d'appareils convertibles

LAS VEGAS - Mercredi 9 Janvier 2013 [ME NewsWire]

2013 International CES

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lenovo (HKSE : 0992) (PINK SHEETS : LNVGY) a annoncé aujourd'hui deux nouveaux ajouts à sa famille d'ordinateurs portables-tablettes convertibles : le ThinkPad Helix, un ordinateur bloc-notes convertible d'excellence pour les professionnels d'entreprises doté d'une conception « rip and flip » (copier et retourner) - un modèle pour la nouvelle génération de conceptions d'ordinateurs portables – et un IdeaPad Yoga 11S plus puissant et plus productif, le premier mini-Ultrabook™ multimode équipé de processeurs Intel puissants et fonctionnant sous Windows 8.

« Notre famille inégalée d'ordinateurs bloc-notes convertibles donne aux consommateurs, aux étudiants, aux professionnels d'entreprises et à toutes ... Read more »
Views: 92 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.09.2013

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Wednesday, January 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

 (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Telephonics Corporation (Telephonics), a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that it’s AN/ZPY-4(V)1 multi-mode maritime surveillance radar was selected by Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems for use on the US Navy’s MQ-8B Vertical Take-Off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) as part of the US Navy Fire Scout radar "Rapid Deployment Capability” program.

For the MQ-8B platform, the radar is configured to uniquely enable the VTUAV to conduct broad area intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions from land and surface ships. The radar will be integrated to enable remote ground or sea-based control by US Navy operators. In conjunction with the on-board electro-optical sensor, the radar will markedly increase the VTUAV surveillance area rate coverage and operator efficiency.

"The integration of the AN/ZPY-4(V)1 mul ... Read more »
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Depth of innovation demonstrated by the company’s UHD TV with a large screen size, NX300 Camera and 45mm 2D/3D lens, T-9000 LCD refrigerator and Series 7 Chronos PC


LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, January 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

2013 International CES Booth #12004

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today unveiled new products and services that define its vision for the consumer electronics industry, where technology enables consumers to discover the world of possibilities.

Presenting at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 in Las Vegas, Samsung revealed its goal of creating new experiences for all, through its deep understanding of consumers’ lives and its relentless pursuit of discovery.

"From motion and voice control in TVs, to 10-point multi-touch screens on tablets and smartphones, we have created new, more human ways for people and devices to interact,” said BK Yoo ... Read more »
Views: 92 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.09.2013

Introducing more High-end Smartphones with Power and Style in 2013

LAS VEGAS - Wednesday, January 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

2013 International CES

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- From the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), ZTE Corporation ("ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, today announced the world debut of the ZTE Grand S – 5.0 FHD LTE. As the flagship handset in ZTE’s high-end Grand Series line of products, the ZTE Grand S is the company’s first FHD smartphone and the world’s thinnest within 5 inch FHD quad-core smartphones, enabled by the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. Developed by ZTE, the ultrathin body and high definition display of the ZTE Grand S offer consumers the latest in style, quality and functionality.

Fr ... Read more »
Views: 83 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.09.2013

Helps reduce dead time and improve efficiency in inverter circuits in an operating temperature range between -40°C and 125°C.

ME Newswire / Businesswire

TOKYO - Tuesday, January 8th 2013

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it will launch a DIP8-package IC coupler that can directly drive a middle-capacity IGBT or power MOSFET. The new product, TLP250H, offers a maximum propagation delay time of 500ns and a propagation delay skew between photocouplers of 150ns, a performance that will reduce dead time and improve efficiency in inverter circuits. The use of a new LED with superior longevity supports a wide operating temperature range, between -40°C and 125°C. In addition, the coupler contributes to lower power consumption by reducing the operating voltage to 10V (min.) against 15V (min.) for Toshiba's previous model. It can be used in a wide range of products, including industrial devices used in high temperature environments, home solar photovolta ... Read more »
Views: 96 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 01.08.2013

L'appareil multi-utilisateur, tactile multipoint et multimode fait de l'informatique une activité collaborative. Relie les familles à une bibliothèque d'applications d'apprentissage et de divertissement issues des plus grands concepteurs de jeux

LAS VEGAS - Mardi 8 Janvier 2013 [ME NewsWire]

2013 International CES

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lenovo (HKSE : 0992)(PINK SHEETS: LNVGY) a annoncé aujourd'hui le lancement de l'ordinateur IdeaCentre Horizon, le premier « ordinateur relationnel » de la société, un appareil multi-utilisateur, tactile multipoint et multimode pour la maison, qui permet aux utilisateurs de transformer leur expérience d'informatique personnelle en une expérience d'informatique partagée.

En tant qu'ordinateur sur tablette, l'Horizon peut être posé à plat sur n'importe quelle surface, il permet à plusieurs personnes d'utiliser l'écran simultanément, il prend en charge les accessoi ... Read more »
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BURBANK, Californie - Mardi 8 Janvier 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Phoenix Audio Technologies, l’un des principaux fournisseurs de solutions audio en temps réel dans le monde, a annoncé aujourd’hui la formation d’un nouveau partenariat avec Vidyo Inc., un leader mondial des solutions de visioconférence et de téléprésence.

Vidyo a testé et choisi la solution audio personnelle Duet PCS de Phoenix Technologies Audio qu’il distribuera et recommandera à ses utilisateurs dans le monde entier.

Aux dires du chef des opérations de Phoenix Technologies Audio, Jacob Marash : « Nous sommes très fiers que Vidyo ait choisi de recommander et distribuer Duet PCS comme solution audio personnelle auprès de ses utilisateurs à travers le monde. Nos solutions audio sont les meilleures de la catégorie, et constitueront l’accessoire parfait pour les utilisateurs de Vidyo, offrant un format audio HD pour les solutions a ... Read more »
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